American Earns Lafayette Invitational Title
April 9, 2005
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. (www.lafayette.edu) - Bryan Bigley of Siena shot a one-under par 70 on Saturday to win the Lafayette Invitational at Center Valley with a two-day score of 142.
American, the only squad to crack 300 on either day, claimed the team title by six shots over St. Bonaventure. Kevin Horan carded a 72 on both days and was second in the event with a 144. The Eagles' Alex Wenzel held a share of the first round lead and was one of three golfers to tie for fourth place.
Jeremiah O'Neill was the only golfer to break 70 on the weekend, firing a 69 to lead the Lafayette (White) squad to a ninth place finish in the field of 23 teams. There were 118 golfers competing in the event.
Ryan Mikita of Robert Morris, whose round of 71 on Friday included a hole-in-one, recorded a 74 on Saturday to finish third.
St. Bonaventure was paced by Josh Anderson, who followed his round of 74 with a 72 on Saturday for a top-six placement. The Bonnies posted a team score of 601.
Charles Waddell of Bucknell was also involved in the tie for fourth. The Bison were five strokes ahead of Lafayette with a 616. Lehigh was five shots behind the Leopards to give the Patriot League four of the top 12 teams. Colgate finished with a 639.
Niagara and Siena finished in a deadlock for third. Robert Morris was fifth, Delaware sixth, and defending champion Binghamton placed seventh. 2002 champ Duquesne rounded out the top 10.
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